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The Sandbar, Beautiful New Home In The Villages Of Crystal Beach

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Separate WC's1
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, Gorgeous Community Pool, 3 Blocks From Beach

NEW RENTAL, NEW CONSTRUCTION completed in November 2012. Great location in the neighborhood, closest to the beach, steps from the pool. A true gem to find in Destin. The neighborhood is tucked away from the hustle and bustle but convenient to everything! The house is beautifully decorated, a modern, coastal and airy feel with 4 bedrooms. First floor: huge king master with on-suite, cozy chaise lounge and baby friendly with pack-n-play provided in the closet. Queen sleeper sofa in family room. Second floor: 3 bedrooms including king master with on-suite. Queen room with balcony access (shared bath), full bed plus twin bunk beds (shared bath). Loft seating/TV area with balcony access. Laundry closet with brand new, FULL SIZE machines, on second floor. Kitchen has breakfast bar seating for 6 and dining table with seating for at least 6. Huge, SMART TV in family room that all men will love. House is family and baby friendly. Beach towels, toddler/baby toys, booster/highchair, pack-n-play, bocce ball set (to play at beach or sand volleyball court 2 doors down from house) are provided. Gorgeous community pool, the largest community pool in Destin, with zero entry- great for little ones, water falls and a Hot tub. Tiki bar party area and grill. Community has tram service to the beach during peak season (free!) which is convenient if you have kids, coolers, etc. The beach is a 5-10 minute 3 block walk. We are across the street from Destin Commons shopping center for great outdoor shopping, restaurants, movie theater and play area for kids with water spouts. The Villages of Crystal Beach is the perfect location in Destin. Whether you hang out at the pool and beach all day and order delivery, frequent the ice cream trucks or cook in the well stocked kitchen or man the infrared burn free grill, or take a walk to 790 on the gulf for happy hour and dinner, you will be happy you chose the Sandbar! We are within 5 miles of Harbor Walk to the west and the outlets/Sandestin to the east.

In case you get sun burned or have a rainy day, we have several books and games at the house. If you aren't convinced this is the house for you, other amenities incude a cart on wheels if you wish to forgo the tram ride and walk to the beach. A canopy to put up at the beach for some shade. A nice cup of coffee from our Keurig (or make a whole pot if you have lots of coffee drinkers). Your kids can enjoy a wagon ride to the pool and around the neighborhood. There is a church playground a few blocks away open for public use.

More Details

Owner
Sandy and Darrell Donaldson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
24 July, 2017

About Sandy and Darrell Donaldson

We are Darrell and Sandy Donaldson and we live in Smyrna, GA. We love to travel but there is no place like the beautiful Emerald Coast! We have 2 small daughters (born in 2011, 2013) and are excited to have a place to take them in the summer and holidays and share with our family and friends! We hope you enjoy The Sandbar as much as we do! Good times, good family, good friends, good memories! That's what its all about. Cheers!

Sandy and Darrell Donaldson purchased this house in 2012

Why Sandy and Darrell Donaldson chose Emerald Coast-Destin Area

We looked at several areas and options all around the Emerald Coast. We love the quiet and have stayed in 30A but were always looking for more places to shop and dine without having to drive far. The traffic and hustle and bustle near Harborwalk and the condos always seemed too crowded in what we knew of Destin. The Villages of Crystal beach was the answer! We were so lucky to find a neighborhood with that peaceful, 30A feel but so close to so much dining, shopping and fun things to do here in Destin. Once we saw the pool and knew their were lots available for new construction, the rest was history!

What makes this house unique

We love the Smart TV and ordering Netflix, before we had that we loved using Redbox and there are at least 3 super close to our house. We love the beachy decor that isn't in your face pink/teal like so many of the older homes or red/tan traditional that doesn't feel like a beach house. The open kitchen is awesome, being able to talk to everyone and see the TV, so you don't miss any quality time. We get sort of addicted to Yahtzee in the evenings at the Sandbar......

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Crystal Beach in Destin

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , First floor master onsuite
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , first floor powder room off main living area
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , 2nd floor king bedroom onsuite
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , 2nd floor shared bathroom for Queen and full/bunk room
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot , pack-n-play in closet, on-suite with bath and shower, TV
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 2nd floor with on-suite shower only, TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2nd floor, balcony access, TV, shared bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , 2nd floor, shared bath
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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(21 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.952381 based on 21 reviews
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Beautiful house

  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed our stay. Everything was as described. The kids in our party loved swimming at the community pool and, all though there is not a lifeguard on duty, there are staff around the area. The walk to the beach was a little far for us with kids but still manageable. We did not use the shuttle but I did see it running quite often. I wish the property had an outdoor shower but there is a water hose available. All beds are firm but very comfortable. Thanks Sandbar for a wonderful vacation!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at The Sandbar was wonderful! It was in a perfect location - an easy walk to the beach, very close to the pool yet away from the noise, and an easy ride to all the stores. The house was perfect for our family. Us grandparents downstairs with our own bathroom. And plenty of room for our grown children with their families upstairs. The balcony was wonderful for sitting and watching all the people coming and going to the beach. The kitchen had plenty of dishes, glasses, pots and pans. The toys were a nice surprise for our grandson. And the wagon worked out great to take him to the beach. The baby gate also worked well. We would definitely stay at The Sandbar again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place!!

  • 5 of 5

We originally planned to go to Hilton Head but Hurricane Matthew changed our plans. We frantically searched for a place on the gulf side. We were pleasantly

Surprised with our choice. A lovely, spacious home in a gated community just a couple blocks from the beach. Plus the owners provided a canopy, beach chairs, beach toys, and two totes and a wagon to get it back and forth. The pool is fantastic. Highly recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extremely happy with the home! Great attention to details.

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect. Clean, comfortable, peaceful but fun, lots of details, kitchen fully equipped, good quality beds, TVs for everyone, close to the beach & shopping (we walked everywhere).

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Very nice house

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice and much larger than it appears in the pics. The only thing I didn't love was one of the bedrooms did not have a TV which caused a bit of a problem but I think I misunderstood on the listing so that's my fault. Overall our experience was wonderful and the house worked well for us.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Great place with all of the necessities

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at The Sandbar. It was more than enough space for 12 with very nice accommodations. The house even included beach towels, a canopy and plenty of beach toys. The short walk to the beach was easy and the pool was really nice. The house is furnished with everthing you will need for a week's stay at the beach. We can't wait to go back!

Brian Elliott

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Crystal Beach, North West Florida

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer 2017
3 Jun 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£2,378
for 7 nights
From
£315
 
 
Fall 2017
2 Sep 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,449
for 5 nights
From
£256
£1,960
 
 
Winter 2017
28 Oct 2017 - 2 Mar 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,236
for 5 nights
From
£213
£1,662
 
 
Spring 2018
3 Mar 2018 - 25 May 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,342
for 5 nights
From
£234
£1,811
 
 
Summer 2018
2 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
£2,378
for 7 nights
From
£315
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,002
for 3 nights
From
£277
 

Additional pricing information

cleaning fee £153.58 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £230.37
Tax Rate 11.0%

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